History Topics

TOA's 4 Histories

  • TOA History

01. Beginnings - TOA history

  • The Start of TOA History
  • Progress toward independent management
  • The Start of Overseas Production
  • Toward Stock Exchange Listing
  • Changes in the TOA Logo
  • A Punishing Desert isleSurvival Course
  • NEW TOA - Setting Sail Toward a New Era
  • TOA New Takarazuka Operations Building

02. In appreciation - Application milestones

  • Making an Impression on International Sporting Events
  • Hospitality Through Sound
  • Leader in Automated Guidance Broadcasting
  • Sounds to Lift the Human Spirit
  • Favorable Response to TOA Sound Systems
  • Making Stadiums Come Alive
  • Public Safety & Security
  • Sound Protecting Skyscrapers
  • Clear, True-to-Life Sound Conveys the Passion of the Game!
  • The Sounds of Wimbledon

03. A history of challenges - Product milestones

  • Carbon From Sugar
  • Becoming a Specialist in PA Equipment Manufacture
  • The TOA Trumpet Horn Speaker
  • Transistor Megaphone Development Backstory
  • Voice transmission test through a gigantic horn speaker
  • High Performance Amplifiers
  • First in the World, First in Japan
  • TOA's Most Famous Pruduct
  • Something Different
  • Riding the Karaoke Boom
  • Improving Performances through Sound Design
  • Developing the World's Finest Professional Audio Equipment
  • Z-DRIVE for Professionals in the Field
  • For More People Farther Away

04. Cultural bridges - Social involvement

  • TOA received the Grand Mecenat Award
  • A Regionally Aligned Company
  • For Each Generation, Its Own Form
  • Announcements! Encouragements!

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About TOA

TOA is a company established in 1934, in Kobe, Japan. We provide innovative solutions and products centering those which provide sound. What TOA values is people’s smile. With more than 30 locations, we contribute to create a safe and reliable society globally with excitement, supporting the needs of local community.